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EHD Covid Numbers Climb to 59

Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 17, 2021 of 58 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals:

  • Saline County
    • Female: 1 under the age of 10, 3 in their teens, 3 in their 20’s, 4 in their 30’s, 1 in their 40’s, 1 in their 50’s, 2 in their 70’s, 1 demographics unknown- case status in progress
    • Male: 1 under the age of 1, 3 under the age of 5, 1 in their teens, 3 in their 20’s, 3 in their 30’s, 2 in their 40’s, 1 in their 50’s, 2 in their 70’s
  • Gallatin County
    • Female: 1 under the age of 1, 2 in their teens, 1 in their 30’s, 1 in their 50’s
    • Male: 1 in their 80’s
  • White County
    • Female: 3 under the age of 10, 4 in their teens, 2 in their 30’s, 1 in their 40’s, 2 in their 50’s, 1 in their 70’s
    • Male: 1 in their 20’s, 2 in their 30’s, 1 in their 50’s, 1 in their 60’s, 1 in their 80’s, 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress

To date, Saline County has had a total of 3,245 lab confirmed positives, including 58 deaths, White County has had a total of 2,144 lab-confirmed positives, including 27 deaths, and Gallatin County has a total of 621 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 4 deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation.

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